- Your Job Search Brand is YOU February 26, 2019
YOU are your ‘brand”, and the way you present yourself to future employers is the way that brand is being marketed. Are you doing all you can to make the best impression?
- Freelancing Career – New Ray of Hope February 25, 2019
Freelancing career is exciting for many as it offers multiple benefits. Now any professional can render his specialized services to a freelance project from anywhere and anytime.
Benefits of a Freelancing Career
1. Freelance freedom – One of the biggest benefits of freelancing is to work independently. A freelancer can self set his working schedule as per ...
- Preparing for Your Job Interview Questions and Answers February 17, 2019
It’s time for your job interview! You need to perform at your best so you are in the optimal position for a job offer. You don’t want to mess up any of your job search, especially now you’ve been invited for a job interview.
- Phone Interview Tips – 5 Tips to Prepare You For a Telephone Interview February 14, 2019
If you are invited for an online or telephone interview you must prepare for it as you would for a face to face interview. I’m sharing with you our phone interview tips to help you prepare for that next telephone interview.
5 Phone Interview Tips on How to Sharpen Your Phone Interview Skills
Smile while you talk.
- Job Interview Success Tips and Strategies February 7, 2019
Preparation for your job interview can be the difference between success and failure.
- The Top 10 Job Search Personal Branding Mistakes January 24, 2019
Have you made some serious job search personal branding mistakes?
Employers want to know why you are the best choice for the job. Should they hire you or another candidate? But here’s a surprising truth: The person who truly connects with the interviewer is most likely to get the job – even over someone who might ...
- Correct Body Language At An Interview December 21, 2018
Your body language at an interview is a vital part of the way you present yourself to a prospective employer during an interview. As the old saying goes “You don’t get a second change to make a first impression.”
Even while you are in the waiting room it is likely that someone will be observing you, ...
- Matching Your Personal Passion to a Promising Career November 4, 2018
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt
Passion can be a powerful motivating force – one that gives us a sense of reward when we fulfull it, and a sense of frustration if we try to set it aside. That deep need – whether it’s to contribute, change, ...
- Are Paper Resumes Dead? September 2, 2018
Today’s world is basically run via e-mail, text messaging and instant messenger. The advancement in such technologies has turned things that were traditionally printed on paper, like resumes, into digital forms as well. Most large companies even bill their clients via the internet, also known as online billing. According to a recent national survey, the ...
- 15 Interview Questions to Ask Employers August 6, 2018
Learn About Your Employer in 10 Minutes
A job interview is probably the most nerve-wracking experience you have to go through on your job hunting. During job interviews, it is best to act naturally smart, but without getting too over confident. Also, always expect that your interviewer may give you a chance to ask questions. If ...
- Stay at Home Moms Returning to Work April 20, 2018
Due to the economy a lot of stay at home moms are finding themselves having to go back into the workforce sooner than they planned. This may be a stressful time trying to discover work after years of not working. Career coaches are seeing many women these days who thought they would have a few ...
- The Power of the Informational Interview December 8, 2017
The informational interview is one of the most effective tools that a job seeker can deploy. If you aren’t using informational interviews on a consistent basis, you need to start, because there is no doubt they will increase your chances of getting a job offer.
An informational interview involves contacting an employee who works for a ...
- The 15 Most Deadly Resume Mistakes to Avoid August 13, 2017
What resume mistakes should you avoid doing?
One of the most frequent question I receive is about resumes. More specifically, how to write a winning resume and what mistakes to avoid.
So here I have gathered the 15 most common resume mistakes to avoid.
Treating your resume as your life’s story and not as a sales document
- Top 7 Things You Should Know About Your Potential Employer Before Interviewing August 12, 2017
Before you go for your job interview, it is necessary that you know some information about your potential employer. This information will ensure that you will adequately prepare for the job interview. You will be more confident when answering interview questions and you will show your potential employer that you have a genuine interest of ...
- Finding the Right Recruiter For Your Job Search July 12, 2017
Do you need a recruiter for your job search?
Choosing a recruiter can have a major impact on your career: the right recruiter can play a major role in achieving job success and security; the wrong recruiter get you stuck in a bad or even career damaging situation. In over twenty five years in the recruiting ...
- 4 Tips to Prepare For Your Most Effective Job Interview June 27, 2017
It is so very important now, more than ever, to have yourself well-prepared for an interview. Here are some tips on how to prepare for job interview to help you present yourself in a positive light and get your prospective employer’s attention. Being well prepared will show interviewers your self-confidence and give you the opportunity ...
- Questions to Ask When Making a Career Transition June 15, 2017
I work with many clients who are moving through a career transition. The desire for a transition comes from different places and for different reasons. Transitions can be made with intention or accelerated through circumstance. Wherever you are, these questions can help you make choices that align with your wants, needs and values.
WHY do you ...
- Career Portfolios – What it is and How it Can Help Land Jobs May 31, 2017
Why do you need a career portfolio?
A career portfolio provides prospective employers with a tangible sample of accomplishments acquired across an individual’s employment life. Presenting a well prepared portfolio during an interview enhances a job candidate’s professionalism, and provides evidence of stated achievements.
What should you put in your career portfolio?
Educational items included in a career ...
- 6 FAQs and a Sample Template for Your Resume Reference Page May 5, 2017
It’s important to write a strong resume reference page, and to learn how to manage your references with ease. References on resume will ensure that you get what you need from them – their solid and unwavering recommendation for the job you want.
6 FAQs for Your Resume Reference Page
Here are 6 frequently asked questions from ...
- Rebuilding Your Network April 9, 2017
Tips on Rebuilding Your Network
As the economy warms up, more of your contacts are on the move — and going places that could be right for you. How do you rebuild a network that’s gone slack?
People have a bad habit of letting their networks go stale when they land new positions. They’ll certainly stay in ...
- Let Your Resume Tell Why You Left Your Last Job April 8, 2017
It’s never fun to think about the awkward situations that you will run into when you reach the interviewing stage of the job application process. You never know exactly what will be asked, but you can anticipate – and sometimes that anticipation leaves you biting your nails off to say the least. This sentiment is ...
- Tips After the Job Interview – Stay Consistent With Your Personal Brand April 2, 2017
You’ve had a great interview, and you feel strongly that you’re a top contender for the job. Maybe the interviewer even told you that you’re the #1 choice. Even so, this is not the time to rest on your laurels. How you present yourself after an interview is just as important as what you did ...
- Know How and Why Using Keywords for Job Search is So Important April 1, 2017
Did you know that almost all of the popular job search websites will let users input keywords into the search engine while looking for job postings? How about trying to find a job in an area of the country or the world for that matter, did you know you could do your searches by entering ...
- Know How to Answer Job Interview Questions Regarding Your Weaknesses March 31, 2017
Are you familiar with the job weakness interview question? How many times have you had to answer it in your lifetime? Most people have had to answer an interview question about personal and professional weaknesses at least a few times. If you feel your answer was less than satisfactory or painted you in a negative ...
- How to Handle the 5 Common Types of Interviewer March 30, 2017
Not everyone interviews with the same format, passion, process and questions. There are some old standards out there that some interviewers follow, while others take their own path, especially the entrepreneurs. There are different types of interviewer and with some forethought you can be prepared to interview successfully, no matter which type you encounter.
Keep in ...